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Wednesday - Rob Cowan

3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 07 July 2010

Rob Cowan presents Breakfast. Elgar to Ellington, Mozart to Makeba - wide-ranging music to begin the day.

Music Played

24 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Sonata "La Pastorella"

    Performer: Romanesca


  • Image for Johannes Brahms

    Johannes Brahms Intermezzo in E major Op 116 No. 6

    Performer: Nicholas Angelich (piano)

    VIRGIN 379 302 2

  • Image for Johann Adam Hiller

    Johann Adam Hiller Overture - Die Jagd

    Performer: Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig Performer: Herbert Blomstedt (conductor)

    VKJK 0507

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Symphony No.8 – Chorus mysticus

    Performer: Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor Performer: Wiener Singverein Performer: Wiener Sangerknaben Performer: Wiener Philharmonic Performer: Leonard Bernstein (conductor) Performer: Rudolf Scholz (organ)

    DG 477 8668

  • Image for Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

    Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Dance of the Persian Slaves from Khovanshchina

    Arranger: Rimsky Korsakov Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    EMI CDC749043 2

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite No. 3 in D, BWV 1068

    Performer: Henryk Szeryng (violin) Performer: Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields Performer: Neville Marriner (conductor)

    PHILIPS 416 771-2

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Minuets Hob: 9:16 No.s 6-8

    Performer: Philharmonia Hungarica Performer: Antal Dorati (conductor)

    DECCA 476 7693

  • Image for Manuel de Falla

    Manuel de Falla Andaluza

    Performer: Alica de Larrocha (piano)

    NEWTON 8802009

  • Image for Gaetano Donizetti

    Gaetano Donizetti Sinfonia for wind instruments

    Performer: Camarata Budapest Performer: Laszlo Kovacs (conductor)

    NAXOS 8.557492

  • Image for Giacomo Carissimi

    Giacomo Carissimi Partenza dalla sua Donna (duet)

    Performer: Agnès Mellon (soprano); René Jacobs (counter-tenor) Performer: Konrad Junghänel (theorbo)


  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Waltz Op 69 No. 2 in B minor

    Performer: Alesandre Tharaud (piano)

    HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901927, Tr. 11

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Violin Concerto Op 47 – third movement

    Performer: David Oistrakh (violin) Performer: Philadelphia Orchestra Performer: Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

    SONY SBK47659

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel "Pensa, Oh Bella" from Scipione

    Performer: Derek Lee Ragin (alto) Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    APARTE AP005

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Pygmalion, overture

    Performer: Les Talens Lyriques Performer: Christophe Rousset (director)

    OISEAU LYRE 455 293 2

  • Image for James Rhodes

    James Rhodes La Cour des lys from Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien

    Performer: Montreal Symphony Orchestra Performer: Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    DECCA 430 240-2

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Summer Song

    Performer: London Schubert Chorale Performer: Stephen Layton (conductor)


  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Symphonic Dance Op 45 No. 2

    Performer: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    TELARC CD80331

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Credo from Coronation Mass K 317

    Performer: Winchester Cathedral Choir Performer: Winchester College Quiristers Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    OISEAU LYRE 436 585 2

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Richard Wagner - The Master Singer, overture

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra Performer: George Szell (conductor)

    CBS 46466, CD1 Tr. 1

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue No. 18 in G sharp minor

    Performer: Friedrich Gulda (piano)

    PHILIPS 446 545-2

  • Image for Georg Philipp Telemann

    Georg Philipp Telemann Quadro in B flat major

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music Performer: Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    OISEAU LYRE 411 949-2

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler Nicht widersehen!

    Arranger: Berio Performer: Thomas Hampson (baritone) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Luciano Berio (conductor)

    TELDEC 9031740022

  • Image for Dag Wirén

    Dag Wirén Serenade Op 11

    Performer: Guildhall String Ensemble Performer: Robert Salter (conductor)

    RCA RD 60439

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin

    Frédéric Chopin Frédéric Chopin - Polonaise Op 53

    Performer: Arthur Rubenstein (piano)

    MELODIYA MEL CD 10 01684, CD2 Tr. 7


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